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Smach Z handheld gaming PC prototype gets an in-depth preview (videos)

The Smach Z is a handheld gaming computer that’s been in development for so long that it was derided as “Scam Z” in a popular YouTube video more than two years ago. But after many delays, the developers of the Smach Z started showing off working prototypes this year, letting trade show attendees actually play […]

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Closer look at Intel’s new Broadwell-powered NUC mini PCs

Intel’s NUC line of tiny computers are getting tinier… well, at least some of them are. The chip maker is showing off its latest NUC desktops at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, and there’s a super-slim model designed for use with an M.2 solid state drive, as well as a thicker version which also has […]

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BIOSTAR introduces iDEQ-T1 line of mini computers

Computer motherboard maker BIOSTAR is launching a new line of small form-factor desktop computers. The BIOSTAR iDEQ-T1 series mini PC systems measure about 8.3″ x 7.3″ x 1.6″ and weigh about 1.8 pounds. The computers are powered by Intel Celeron Bay Trail processors, support screen resolutions up to 2560 x 1440 pixels, and support Windows 7 or later. […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 convertible Windows RT hybrid on sale for $679 and up

Lenovo has quietly begun taking orders for the IdeaPad Yoga 11, a Windows RT laptop that transforms into a tablet when you push the screen back 360 degrees. When the lid is folded back, you can use the Yoga 11 like a tablet. When it’s open, the portable computer works like a notebook. With the […]